This level 5 course is aimed at people who wish to support people who wish to stay in their own homes.
Course outline: care provision and practice/care support, safety
and health at work, human growth and development, care skills
communications, work experience, care of the older person and children with
additional needs. In addition to subject classes this course includes cardiac first responder, emergency first aid and patient/manual handling training, skills workshops and on line infection control programme.
This course is timetabled over 2 days – Tuesday & Wednesday plus work experience.
There is a €50 registration fee for all students plus a course fee of €150. In addition non medical card holders are required to pay a €200 DES contribution (this can be paid in 4 installments)